The Post-Pandemic Job Market

The Post-Pandemic Job Market

Navigating Job Hunting with Barracuda Staffing and Consulting in a Post-Pandemic Climate The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped the employment landscape in ways we never anticipated. Millions of individuals faced job losses, furloughs, and unprecedented economic challenges. As the world gradually recovers, job seekers are navigating a transformed job market. In this new normal, Barracuda Staffing and… Read More »

Calming Interview Jitters: A Guide to Ace Your Next Interview

Calming Interview Jitters

Calming Interview Jitters: A Guide to Ace Your Next Interview Interviews can be nerve-wracking experiences. The combination of high stakes, the unknown, and the pressure to perform can easily send your anxiety levels through the roof. However, there are strategies you can employ to calm interview jitters and increase your chances of success. In this… Read More »

Crafting Your Resume: How Long is Too Long?

Crafting Your Resume

Crafting Your Resume: How Long is Too Long? In today’s competitive job market, crafting the perfect resume is essential to catch the eye of potential employers. However, one common dilemma that job seekers face is determining the ideal length for their resumes. Should it be concise and to the point, or should it provide a… Read More »

5 Steps to Developing a Good Work Ethic

Be Thankful for Human Resources Good Work Ethic

How To Develop A Good Work Ethic In 5 Easy Steps A strong work ethic is a cornerstone of personal and professional success. It goes beyond simply showing up for work; it’s about dedication, determination, and consistently giving your best effort. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of a good work ethic and provide… Read More »

You Can’t Fool Recruiters: The Real Cost of Lying on Your Resume

Uncover the consequences and risks associated with lying on a resume. Explore the true cost of dishonesty in your job search.

Always be truthful on your resume. Although you may be tempted to embellish your titles, job duties, or contributions, odds are the truth will be discovered. Even if your resume gets you an interview and job offer, you can lose the role when your employer finds out you were dishonest. This is especially true if… Read More »

How Do I List Contract Work on My Resume?

Listing Contract Work on Resume

As a contract worker, you have opportunities to gain a variety of experience in your field. These jobs showcase your ability to learn systems quickly and hone a variety of skills. When you have long-term contract work, employers typically view it as having a full-time job. As a result, listing contract work on your resume… Read More »

5 Ways to Get Your Social Media Profiles Ready for Your Job Search

Social Media and Your Job Search

Now more than ever, hiring managers and recruiters are turning to social media to learn more about job candidates. They want to find out more about whom they might call in for an interview or extend a job offer. As a result, you want your social media profiles to reveal only the information you want… Read More »

Experiencing Radio Silence During Your Job Search? 4 Tips to Gain Momentum

Job Search Feedback

After what felt like a successful job interview, you might wait a significant amount of time without hearing back about a potential offer. There may be a variety of reasons for this. Maybe the manager left on vacation and will make a hiring decision when they return. Perhaps they asked HR to extend an offer… Read More »

Your Career Checklist: Comparing a Bad Job vs. a Bad Day

Bad Job Vs Bad Day

Like everyone else, you have bad days at work. You may have a conflict with a coworker, forget to bring your lunch, or have to work late and miss an important event. However, when you repeatedly have bad days that turn into weeks or months, there may be a bigger problem. Here are some tips… Read More »

4 Spooky Myths About Working with a Recruiter

Job Search Through COVID-19 Recruiter Myths

Working with a recruiter may be beneficial to your job search. They offer a vast network with unadvertised roles that result in less competition for interviews and increased odds of receiving an offer. Because many people have misconceptions about what recruiters do and whom they advocate for, we want to clear up the following four… Read More »